Dispute as to Tax Exemption

Dispute as to Tax Exemption

Although the New Jersey Legislature recently enacted a new law which exempted volunteer firemen from taxes up to the extent of $500, collectors throughout Gloucester county have refused to allow the exemption. The members of the County Firemen’s Association have unanimously agreed to stand together and demand the exemption, which the tax boards declare _____o be unconstitutional. The firemen hold that it is the province of the courts and not of the tax boards, to decide whether or not the law is constitutional.

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